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MANAGEMENT

MGMT-596 Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

MGMT-596 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate
Section Title: Sustainable Products and Purchasing
Sustainability is now a significant business driver, posing new challenges to businesses and offering opportunities for innovation. Regulatory-induced and voluntary management initiatives are stimulating improvements across the entire product lifecycle, from design through the supply chain to end users, and the creation of new markets for end of life materials. This course provides students with an understanding of how sustainability efforts impact product design, marketing, procurement, and overall product life cycle management. The course also examines the impacts of these changes on daily life and society. Prerequisite: MKTG-300 or MKTG-612 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
MGMT-596 002
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate
Section Title: Water, Power, and Enterprise: Twenty-First Century Solutions
This course explores the social, political, economic, and business aspects of water; the nexus between water and energy; and the impact of these forces on enterprise. Through case studies, group projects, technology tours and meetings with government and business leaders, students learn about global water challenges and develop strategic frameworks for addressing them. Topics include water reuse and sustainability, water policy, corporate responsibilities and strategies for investing in the water sector. Prerequisite: junior, senior, or graduate standing.